Everards Brewery was founded in 1849 by William Everard. Based in Leicestershire, Everards has over 175 pubs across the midlands all run as tenancies. It also brews a range of cask ales including Tiger Best Bitter which is the official beer of the Leicester Tigers. The company has received a number of awards over the years for its beers and support and most recently received the Investors in People Gold status in 2011.
Number of Pubs: Over 175
Ever wanted to know what goes on behind closed doors? Now you can with our fantastic brewery tours! Come and discover how we brew our award winning ales at Castle Acres, the home of Everards Brewery Ltd.
Our tours allow you behind the scenes to see the brewing process from beginning to end, as well as the option to sample our ales and see how your beer gets from the brewery to your local!
Brewery visits include a guided tour of our plant, a light buffet lunch and a tasting session. You will be accompanied by our expert guide who will explain the brewing process and answer your queries.
Requirements when booking a tour:
•You must give at least 2 weeks’ notice when booking your tour
•Tours will only take place when there is a minimum of 8 people to partake and a maximum of 12 people
•£5 per person (includes ale & buffet)
Days and Times:
•Our tours run from 10.30am – 2pm
•Our tours run on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays ONLY.
After your tour why not visit our Brewery Shop and stock up with your favourite Everards beers. You can also purchase branded clothing, glassware and memorabilia.
The shop is open Mon-Fri – 10am – 5pm and Saturday 10am – 2pm
To book your tour call 0116 201 4100